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Step 4 – Devise a Plan

Welcome to Step 4 in our Midlife Career Change Series! This month we are going to talk about devising a plan. So how do you get this party started? Step by step. Like learning a new dance move. If you try to rush to the end result you are going to end up tripping and falling on your face. If …

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Midlife Career Change – Step 3

Step 3-Researching My New Career Getting into a new career can be overwhelming at times. There is so much that you need to do and so much to learn so that you are as amazing in your new career as you were in your old one (or even more so!) Where do you start? New job – the first thing …

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Midlife Career Change – Step Two

Welcome to month 2 in the Midlife Career Change series. This month we are going to go over Step 2 – Utilizing Tools and Tests. What does that mean? It means that there are different tools you have access to that can help you in your decision and in the change that you are ready to make. Here are some …

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Midlife Career Change – Step One

Welcome to a 5 month series on the Midlife Career Change. Each month you will see a new step for making this transition. Step 1-Who are you and what do you want? Midlife can be challenging for all of us. It doesn’t mean you are going to get divorced, buy a sportscar and drive off into the sunset (although some …

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What are transferable skills and how do I identify mine?

In life, we learn new skills all the time and those skills are what we call transferable skills that can be used in all different facets of our lives and work. Some examples of such skills include team work, communication, problem solving, planning and time management. Transferable skills can be acquired during any activity in your life, such as work, …

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Is Your Career Ready to be Assessed?

Doing an assessment test in your career can be invaluable to your future. These tests can be used in decision-making because they offer insight into your interests, needs and values as they relate to occupations or majors. As you go through life, your path will change.  That is wonderful.  Change is a great thing.   If we didn’t change, if we …

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Time to Spring Clean…Your Career!

It’s finally spring again! The flowers and trees are blooming, the birds are singing and you have done the spring cleaning on your house. Now it’s time to do a spring cleaning on your career. Here is a list of what you want to work on to “clean up” your career for a new, fresh outlook: Update your resume – …

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How to answer 5 Tough Interview Questions

You have worked hard in your job search and you finally have the interview setup for your dream job.  Now there are some tough questions that you need to get through without breaking a sweat. Are you ready to know what they are and how to answer? Tell me about yourself – To answer this question you want to make …

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Tips to completing online applications and submitting your resume online

In this new technology age, almost everything is done online including completion of applications for work and submitting your resume. Sometimes this can be overwhelming and people tend to over think their applications. Here are some tips on completing your application and submitting your resume online successfully. Be sure your resume is up to date and ready to go. Save …

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Begin with the End in Mind – 3 Tips to Create Goals that Stick

So here we are in another new year! Did you go into 2017 with a list of goals and resolutions again this year? Are you already struggling with sticking to them? Want to know the reason you are struggling? It is because you are focused on the overall goal but not the end result. Here are 3 tips to help …

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